PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, will be reopening its newly renovated store in Leawood, KS (11801 Nall Avenue) on Sunday, October 6th. Doors will officially reopen on Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
The first 100 adults in line on Sunday will have the opportunity to participate in a Mystery Gift Card Giveaway where they will receive an unmarked DICK'S Sporting Goods gift card in varying denominations from $5 to $500, with one person winning the $500 card. (Limit one per person and must be 18 years or older). In addition to the Mystery Gift Card Giveaway the first 100 people in line on Sunday will receive a free Under Armour Tech™ T-Shirt.*
On Sunday, former Kansas City Chiefs Running Back Priest Holmes will make an appearance from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.** During his eleven year career, Holmes scored 86 touchdowns, was selected to three Pro Bowls and earned a Super Bowl ring with the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV.
The newly enhanced 102,000 square foot store will include additional specialized services and hands-on customer experiences throughout the Bike, Lodge and Golf departments, including a golf simulator, a club fitting center, putting green, an archery lane with an on-site bow technician, and bike safety inspections, custom fittings, tune-ups and assembly.
"We're pleased to be opening an expanded and enhanced DICK'S Sporting Goods store in Leawood, which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community," said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK'S Sporting Goods. "With our unsurpassed customer service and the best equipment in the industry, we look forward to continued success in the market and to reintroducing customers to this location."
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. Limit one per person. See store for details.
**Beginning at 10 a.m. local time, 350 wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of event only. Limit one wristband and one autograph per person. Fans must have a wristband and must be in the Special Appearance line by 4 p.m. to receive an autograph. See store for details.
About DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sports and fitness specialty omni-channel retailer offering a broad assortment of high quality, competitively-priced brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. As of August 3, 2013, the Company operated 527 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 44 states, 81 Golf Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy. DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. news releases are available at http://www.DicksSportingGoods.com/Investors. The Company's website is not part of this release.
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